Applying for a mortgage while self-employed has a few unique challenges. There’s some documentation your lender will need in order to get the process rolling. We’ll walk you through what it’ll take to get you approved.
Buying a house in California has its advantages: the sun, the surf, the ability to commune with nature, and California has Hollywood. Before you go running to the Gold Coast though, there are some things you should know.
There is a distinct and growing enthusiasm among my peers, and across the country, for taking up residence in micro homes. Why is the micro home trend so appealing to some and so off-putting to others? We’ll take a look at the pros and cons!
Many marriages end in divorce. Preparing to live on your own could be a difficult transition that requires careful planning. Are you ready to purchase a home after your divorce? Follow these tips and you’ll be well on your way!
If you have a credit card or have ever taken out any loans, you’ve got a credit score. You have a vague idea you want the score to be good, but what goes into it? Just as importantly, how could your credit score affect you when you’re making a big purchase – like a home?
Selling and buying a home might be one of the scariest events of your lifetime. Before you begin, consider what factors make your home right for you.
When applying for a loan or filling out your taxes, you need to know how your property is classified. It can be a bit confusing, but we can walk you through the basics.
Now that the economy is on the upswing, this may be a perfect time to consider investing in rental properties. With preparation and perseverance, being a landlord could provide an excellent form of passive income for you and your family. Check out these tips before jumping into the renting game.
Are you looking to buy your first home without a lot of money for a down payment? Do you want to refinance with minimal equity in your home? These loan options could be right for you.
At Quicken Loans, we’re all too aware of the intricacies of the mortgage process – it’s what we specialize in, after all. But, if you’re entering the home-buying market for the first time, it can be a bit of a struggle to figure out what you should be doing and at what time. Don’t fret! Just in time for the holidays, we here at the Zing blog would like to give you the gift of preparation. Here’s our list of things you might not consider (but you totally should) before buying your home – broken down into phases of the home-buying process.